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Last updated: 17 February 2020
Date:Sunday 24 September 2017
Time:ca 18:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200GT King Air 250
Operator:Hornbill Skyways
Registration: 9M-WSK
C/n / msn: BY-8
First flight: 2007
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Kuching Airport (KCH) (   Malaysia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Mukah Airport (MKM/WBGK), Malaysia
Destination airport:Kuching Airport (KCH/WBGG), Malaysia
A Beechcraft King Air 250 sustained substantial damage in a runway excursion accident at Kuching Airport, Malaysia.
The aircraft veered off the side of the runway while landing in heavy rainfall. The nose landing gear collapsed and both propellers were damaged.

Runway excursion

» Light aircraft skids off runway at Kuching International Airport (, 24-9-2017)

METAR Weather report:
09:00 UTC / 17:00 local time:
WBGG 240900Z 15003KT 7000 FEW015CB SCT020 BKN300 32/25 Q1007 NOSIG

09:30 UTC / 17:30 local time:
WBGG 240930Z 08003KT 7000 FEW015CB SCT020 BKN300 31/25 Q1007 NOSIG

10:00 UTC / 18:00 local time:
WBGG 241000Z 12007KT 060V170 2000 +TSRA FEW015CB SCT020 BKN150 30/25 Q1008 TEMPO 2000 TSRA

10:30 UTC / 18:30 local time:
WBGG 241030Z 13008G19KT 020V170 0800 +TSRA FEW015CB BKN020 OVC150 24/22 Q1008 TEMPO 1000 TSRA

11:00 UTC / 19:00 local time:
WBGG 241100Z 08004KT 020V120 4000 TSRA FEW015CB SCT020 BKN150 24/23 Q1009 TEMPO 5000 -TSRA


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Distance from Mukah Airport to Kuching Airport as the crow flies is 248 km (155 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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